Category Archives: Clary Family

THE FAMILY ALBUM: Forrestville Cemetery

Near the northern boundary of Madison County, Indiana, Boone Township is nestled up to the Grant County line. It is here that my ancestors pioneered and settled this little corner of Indiana. Few, if any, family members still reside in … Continue reading

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THE FAMILY ALBUM: Death Certificate

This afternoon, my friend Nancy Sumner, located and sent my the death certificate of my great-uncle Ronald Monroe Clary who died from a brain injury after being thrown from a horse on the family farm in Boone Township, Madison County, … Continue reading

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THE FAMILY ALBUM: Generations

“Love and comfort to you and your family as the last member of this generation passes.” – Alice Kay Lovelace noting the passing of my last great-great uncle. When I was born in 1964, I was blessed with many generations … Continue reading

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THE FAMILY ALBUM: Along the tracks

I was fortunate to have grown up or to have at least known, all my grandparents, all but one great-grandparent, and only two great-great grandparents. I was even more blessed to know many of my great uncles and aunts, 2nd-great … Continue reading

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THE FAMILY ALBUM: William & Harriet Greenlee

I located a photograph of my fourth-great-grandparents, William & Harriet Greenlee. William Greenlee 23 Feb 1816  Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA 11 Jan 1898  Madison County, Indiana, USA Harriet Sayre Greenlee 24 Jun 1822   Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, USA 13 Jan … Continue reading

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THE FAMILY ALBUM: Andrew Taylor Greenlee

While thrashing through some items I located this article printed in a Madison County Indiana newspaper in 1983 about, and by, my third great-grandfather, Andrew Taylor Greenlee. The genealogical line: Andrew Taylor Greenlee Anna Greenlee Jones Mary Belle Jones Clary … Continue reading

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…Contents from a Jewelry Box…

While going through several boxes of items belonging to family, especially my grandparents, Leroy & Donna Barmes, I came across the jewelry box containing some neat items…. The locket contains two photos I’ve never seen.  The top photo is of … Continue reading

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Red River Valley…

  RED RIVER VALLEY arranged and adapted by Arlo Guthrie From this valley they say you are going We will miss your bright eyes and sweet smile For they say you are taking the sunshine That has brightened our pathways … Continue reading

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CLASH OF THE TITANS (2010)

Jose and I just returned from seeing CLASH OF THE TITANS (2010). A very good movie, indeed. I can remember seeing the original in 1981 when I was a sophomore in high school. I recall very little of that movie, … Continue reading

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A legacy of humor… Grandma Jones

Today, June 2nd, would have been my great-great grandmother’s birthday. Anna Greenlee Jones, the daughter of Andrew Taylor Greenlee and Prudence Anna Ball, was born in 1875 in Boone Township, Madison County, Indiana. As young girls, Anna and her sisters, Carrie, Mary … Continue reading

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Grandma Coo Coo

Today is a day I have always enjoyed celebrating – the birthday of my great-grandmother, Mary Belle Jones-Clary. This is a post from December 20, 2005… Once upon a time, there was the most darling little lady, christened Mary Belle … Continue reading

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